Prof André Ganswindt, a behavioural endocrinologist by training and the founder of the Endocrine Research Laboratory was appointed as Professor and Director of the Mammal Research Institute (MRI) at the University of Pretoria from 1 August 2017.
Prof Nigel Bennett, the current incumbent of the Department of Science and Technology (DST) / National Research Foundation (NRF) Joint Research Chair (SARChl) in the field of Mammalian Behavioural Ecology and Physiology at the University of Pretoria successfully won its bid for the third and last...
Understanding how and when animal species use their environment is a fundamental ecological question and one that can be surprisingly difficult to answer, particularly when working in the marine environment.
Dr Katelyn Faulkner and Prof Mark Robertson, from the Centre for Invasion Biology at the University of Pretoria, looked at the risks posed by alien species transported as stowaways on ships traveling to South Africa.
Prof Andrew McKechnie is part of an international study looking at the effects of climate change on birds, particularly those living in deserts. Their findings reveal that these birds are going to be under great strain in the future.
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